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checkerboard

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Board games
checkerboardcheck‧er‧board /ˈtʃekəbɔːd $ -kərbɔːrd/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 American EnglishDGB a board that you play checkers on, with 32 white squares and 32 black squares syn draughtboard British English
Examples from the Corpus
checkerboardNot everyone would condemn every checkerboard solution.What is the special defect we find in checkerboard solutions?Who should we turn our back on checkerboard solutions as we do?In some cases this instinct might be explained as reflecting the unworkability or inefficiency of a particular checkerboard solution.The kelp bass with their telltale checkerboard markings are fabled in these waters.Can we oppose the checkerboard strategy on the ground that it would produce more instances of injustice than it would prevent?So both have a reason of justice for preferring some other solution to the checkerboard one.We would prefer either of the alternative solutions to the checkerboard compromise.
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